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'''Louis Marie-Anne Couperus''' (The Hague, 10 June 1863 – De Steeg, 16 July 1923) was a Dutch novelist and poet. His oeuvre contains a wide variety of genres: lyric poetry, psychological novel|psychological and historical novels, novellas, short stories, fairy tales, feuilletons and sketch story|sketches. Couperus is considered to be one of the foremost figures in Dutch literature. In 1923, he was awarded the ''Tollensprijs'' (Tollens Prize). Couperus and his wife travelled extensively in Europe and Asia, and he later wrote several related travelogues which were published weekly.
Birth nameLouis Marie-Anne Couperus
Birth date{{Birth date|1863|6|10|df=yes}}
Birth placeThe Hague, Netherlands
Death date{{Death date and age|1923|7|16|1863|6|10|df=yes}}
Death placeDe Steeg, Netherlands
Years active1878–1923
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